Participating Chefs & Restaurants
Chef/Proprietor of 19 restaurants, worldwide, best selling author, guest lecturer and instructor, radio and tv personality, New York Times coveted four star rating.
Chef/ Proprietor of 11 restaurants, host of Emeril Live and The Essence of Emeril and author of 12 best selling cookbooks
Traci Des Jardins
Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants in San Francisco, 2007 James Beard Foundation Best Chef Pacific Area.
Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants in California, author, host of Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello and Napa Style TV shows and creator of Napa Style.
The Late Kerry Simon
Chef/Proprietor of 5 restaurants; Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, NYC and San Francisco.
Chef/ Proprietor of 11 restaurants, best selling cookbook author.
Barbeque Master, award winning cookbook author and PBS TV host
Chef, Wine Maker and Proprietor of The Hitching Post.
Chef/ Proprietor, 4 restaurants; Fort Lauderdale West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and South Beach, Florida.
Chef/Proprietor, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, Miami, Florida
Chef/Proprietor Chef Allen’s, Aventura, Florida
Norman Van Aken
Chef/Proprietor Norman’s Orlando and Tavern N Town, Beachside Resort, Key West, Florida Jonathan Eismann
Chef/Proprietor Pacific Time, Miami Beach, Florida
Dewey and Dale LaSossa
Chef/Proprietors, North 110, North Miami, Florida
Chef/Proprietor, Daryl and Oliver’s Café Max, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Vins magazine Best of the Best award and Top Pastry Chef of the Year in Cuisine in 1997, Ecole Bon Vivant Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef, 1996 and 2007 guest judge on the hit series Top Chefs.
Chef/ Proprietor, Michy’s, Miami, Florida, Competitor and Winner in the Food Network’s Iron Chefs Series
Chef/Proprietor, Timo Restaurant, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Gail and Alex Dirkhising
Chef/Sommelier, All Seasons Café, Calistoga, California.
Alberto and Elaine Morello
Chef/Proprietor Olio e Limone, Santa Barbara, California.